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Eaton Partners appoints Jonathan Lee to head Asia Pacific

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Opalesque Industry Update - Eaton Partners, one of the world's largest private fund placement and financial advisory firms and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), is pleased to announce the hiring of Jonathan Lee as Managing Director and Head of the Asia Pacific region, based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Lee joins Eaton from MVision Private Equity Advisers, where he was a Managing Director and led the firm's APAC business. In this role, he was responsible for marketing private equity, private credit, real assets, and secondaries to institutional investors. Before this, he was a Director in Private Markets at UBS in Hong Kong. His prior experience also includes three years at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust, where he was an Assistant Vice President with responsibility for research and asset allocation to private markets managers. Mr. Lee began his career as an auditor with KPMG.

"As our business continues to thrive, we are making significant investments to add seasoned talent throughout the firm," said Jeff Eaton, Global Co-Head of Eaton Partners. "Jonathan brings extensive experience working with both fund managers and institutional investors across the Asia-Pacific region, and we are pleased to welcome him to the Eaton Partners team."

"I'm thrilled to join Eaton Partners, a true pioneer in the fund placement business, and a trailblazer in Asia," commented Mr. Lee. "With an APAC track record dating back to 1994, Eaton Partners operates the most extensive fundraising network in Asia, and I am looking forward to building on the firm's great success."

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